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Holey glacier, Batman!

he size of a hole under a glacier plays an important role in glacial melting. As more heat and water get under the glacier, it melts faster. A new study of the Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica used airborne ice-penetrating radar and spaceborne radars. Researchers expected to find some gaps between ice and bedrock at Thwaites’

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